Abelard and Heloise / Edition 1

Abelard and Heloise / Edition 1

by Constant J. Mews, C. J. Mews
     
 

This is a brief, accessible introduction to the lives and though of two of the most controversial personalities of the Middle Ages. Their names are familiar, but it is their "star quality" argues Mews, that has prevented them from being seen clearly in the context of 12th-century thought—the task he has set himself in this book.See more details below

Overview

This is a brief, accessible introduction to the lives and though of two of the most controversial personalities of the Middle Ages. Their names are familiar, but it is their "star quality" argues Mews, that has prevented them from being seen clearly in the context of 12th-century thought—the task he has set himself in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195156898
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/06/2005
Series:
Great Medieval Thinkers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
1,305,300
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

1Images of Abelard and Heloise7
2The early years : Roscelin of Compiegne and William of Champeaux21
3Challenging tradition : the Dialectica43
4Heloise and discussion about love58
5Returning to Logica81
6The trinity101
7A Christian Theologia123
8Heloise and the paraclete145
9Ethics, sin, and redemption174
10Faith, sacraments, and charity204
11Accusations of heresy226

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